New Professionals Institute 2.0 Pre-Con
thursday, oct. 31, 2019 1 - 4 PM
who should attend?
Based upon previous attendee feedback, we are offering in 2019 two pre-con tracks around the topic of career preparedness and new professionalism. One track is for undergraduates and the other is for new professionals in higher education.
Why not get a head start or adjust your current practices to ensure a successful start to your career?
Topics include: professionalism in higher education, career mapping, financial planning, interviewing, and so on.
An additional fee of $49 is required.
In addition to the enormous quality of 3 straight hours of “to the point” programming offered in the NPI 2.0 Pre-Con, participants will also receive the following:
Professional Photo for use on social media
Opportunity to connect one on one with the HR experts
new professionals institute 2.0
1 - 2 PM [All Participants including undergraduates, grad students and professionals
Starting with the End in Mind
Competencies: Initiative and Scope of Competence
Presenter: Nancy Hunter Denney
Do you know, really know where you want to be in five years, ten years or even next year? Whether a career bound undergraduate, graduate student, or new professional, this intensive session gets personal and asks the tough questions, offers perspective and will leave you more equipped to make decisions about your future. Nancy Hunter Denney brings 35 years of diversified professional experiences ranging from student affairs to entrepreneurialism. Topics include considerations for charting your own course, competency analysis, desired versus evidence based professional reputation and how to function today knowing what you want tomorrow.
Development of individual map of career preparation and current competency strengths
Knowledge of desired career direction
Growth strategy for professional and career mobility
Identification of reputation and how to identify the “proof”
2 PM - 4 PM [Undergraduates]
Making What Matters Matter Most
Competencies: Appropriate Interaction and Initiative
Presenter: Chelsea Williams
How do you know what you don’t know? As an undergraduate (of any age) it’s hard to navigate and prepare for a career that brings you joy, fits your passions and interests, and offers opportunities for growth and development. Ms. Williams shares her unique career path from X to Y, and the lessons learned along the way. As a career preparation expert, Ms. Williams offers insights and workable strategies for focusing on what matters most right now.
Build a professional career brand that’s congruent with your value system and passions
Contemplate being your own boss versus traditional career paths
Detailed growth strategy for professional and career mobility
Setting of achievable professional goals
2 PM - 4 PM [Graduate Students & New Professionals]
Workplace Success Strategies
Competencies: Initiative and Appropriate Interaction
Presenters: Amanda Brunson, MHR, SHRM-CP, HR Generalist
Naureen O’Neale, MA. SHRM-CP, Director Workforce Readiness\GOSHRM
Do you work because you “have to” or because you “want to” be a productive contributor to your employer’s mission? Maybe there are other real life motives and career satisfaction is around the corner! Obstacles limiting your career satisfaction and success will always pop up, the solution is to anticipate them and respond constructively. At other times, the best strategy is to move on. How do you decide? Presented by experienced professionals and Human Resource professionals (pending confirmation).
Navigating the workplace
Identification of the biggest mistakes made by less experienced professionals
Strategies for upward mobility
Retirement Investment strategies for the long term